• The Best Meat Sauce

    This meat sauce recipe will satisfy all of your homey, cozy, I-need-a-hug-in-a-bowl-of-pasta feelings. It’s deeply flavourful and richly tomatoey. The recipe is simple. Nothing fancy. Just regular old ground beef  like your mom made, no wine, no veal or pork or sausage. Just exactly the comfort food you want. 

    Easy Lemon Tart

    This lemon tart is super easy and fresh, perfect for spring dinner parties or brunches. All you need is a freezer stash of puff pastry (which I always have on hand) and a few lemons. If you want to make things even easier, buy the lemon curd instead of making it. I won’t tell. I […]

    Orange Pound Cake with Orange Icing

    Citrus cake brings me back to lazy afternoons at my grandmother’s 70s-era formica table (bet your grandma had one, too). I’d join her around 3 o’clock with a cup of very weak tea (lighthouse tea, people call it in the Maritimes, because it’s “blinkin’ near water!’) and a slice of grocery-store pound cake served on […]